Spring is here and the guide season has arrived with it. I did my first full day trip of 2012 and it was a good one. Fish were rising quite well and the few spots where we couldn’t rise a fish we often drew a strike on a nymph. We even managed to get a 16″ brown trout to rise to a dry fly, a really nice fish for our streams here in the Smokies.
Dan Evans caught this nice 16″ wild brown trout in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a dry fly. It was one of our favorites, a #12 Haystack.